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Every person who operates a motor vehicle on Alaska streets and highways must have a valid Alaska driver’s license or learner’s permit. A vision test is required of each driver before any license or permit is issued. The AK DMV written test covers the information found in the Alaska Driver's Manual, including traffic laws, road rules, safe driving practices, and road signs. The knowledge test consists of 20 questions. To pass the written test, you must score 80% or higher (at least 16 correct answers).
1. __________ are blue with white letters and symbols.
Service signs
Regulatory signs
Warning signs
Destination signs (guide signs)
2. Highway hypnosis is a driving condition that can result from:
heavy traffic.
staring at the roadway for long periods of time.
traveling on HOV lanes.
frequent rest stops.
3. If you are about to miss your exit when driving on a freeway, you should:
use the right turn signal, check your mirrors and move to the right.
pull over to the right and back up with caution until you reach the exit ramp.
None of the above.
continue on to the next exit.
4. Signs containing information about hazardous conditions are known as _____ signs.
5. On a road with two or more lanes in the same direction, you approach an emergency vehicle that is stopped with its warning lights on. You must:
slow down. If possible, change lanes.
pass the emergency vehicle as quickly as possible.
drive to the right side of the road and stop.
maintain your current speed and stay in your lane.
6. A driver should be extra alert for motorcyclists, bicycles and pedestrians. Why?
They obey specific traffic laws.
They always have the right-of-way.
They are hard to see in traffic.
They don’t have rearview mirrors.
7. Parking is not allowed:
within 250 feet of a traffic light.
on public roads.
within 300 feet of a pedestrian safety area.
In an intersection.
8. When turning around on a city street, drivers should:
drive around the block.
pull over and park.
never make a U-turn because it is illegal.
back up to where they should have been.
9. Yellow traffic signs:
give directional information.
when combined with an octagonal shape, tell drivers they must come to a complete stop at the marked stop line.
guide drivers.
warn drivers.
10. To reduce the risk of being involved in a crash, drivers should:
ignore other drivers on the road.
communicate with other drivers on the road.
drive on side streets and back roads whenever possible.
avoid driving during rush hour.
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AK DMV Test Facts

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 14
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